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Exploration and survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah : including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains (1852)

Author: Stansbury, Howard; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887; Girard, Charles, 1822-1895; Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880; Torrey, John, 1796-1873; Hall, James, 1811-1898; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
Subject: Mormons; Mormon Church
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, Gramabo & Co.
Language: English
Call number: DEB0987
Digitizing sponsor: Brigham Young University
Book contributor: Harold B. Lee Library
Collection: americana

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Includes index

Published also in 1852, 1853, and in 1855 under title: An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake

"Appendix C. Zoology. Quadrupeds and birds / by Prof. Spencer R. Baird": p. <305>-379

"Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition / by Professor John Torrey": p. <381>-397

"Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall ... containing observations on the geology and paleontology of the country traversed by the expedition": p. <399>-414

Maps bound separately: Map of the Great Salt Lake, and adjacent country. Map of the reconnoissance of the country between the Valley of the Great Salt Lake and the Missouri River, at Fort Leavenworth

Flake, C.J. Mormon bib


Americana/Rare copy 1: Plates primarily in black and white, with some in sepia and others in color. Bound in blind stamped purple cloth; maps in blind stamped blue cloth; gilt stamped title

Americana/Rare copy 2: Sepia toned plates, some in color; plate opposite p. 169 has the fire hand colored. Bound in blind stamped purple cloth; map in blue blind stamped cloth; gilt stamped title

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